Samtskhe Javakheti is a region that never stops surprising visitors, from the mineral springs of Borjomi to the ancient cave city of Vardzia. Historically one of the most important cultural centres in Georgia, much of the region today is virtually unknow to tourists, but this anvient lant of cave cities and hilltop monasteries is once again opening its dorrs to the outside world--especially now that a new road means you can get here in just two hours from Tbilisi.
The amazing cave town of Vardzia
18th century Akhaltsikhe Fortress is often called the symbol of tolerance, occupies around 7 hectares and was returned to its original appearance. A church, mosque, minaret, synagogue, as well as Jaqelebi Palace, a historic museum, old bath and citadel, have been restored on the territory of Rabat Castle